|The Seventh Wonder|
A 1960s sponsored film that highlights Chicago's water system as one of "the seven wonders of Modern American engineering." It includes scenes of Chicago's lake front, skyline and water facilities. Made by Cine-Graff Production for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD). From our Rhodes Patterson Collection.
Keywords: Chicago; Water; Sponsored Films; 1960s
Downloads: 610 (1 review)
|Feeding the World (Farming): A Film Lesson in Vocational Guidance|
Downloads: 1,622 (1 review)
|Student Life at Loyola University Medical School|
Promotional film for Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine made circa 1955 by John A. Maurer, and assisted directed by Margaret Conneely. Narrator William B. Rich, M.D. takes the viewer on a tour of what student life is like, providing facts about the school over footage of the application process, student facilities, observation and hands on experience in the operating room. bedside learning, and graduation...
Keywords: Chicago; Universities & colleges; Medicine; Sponsored
Downloads: 506 (1 review)
|Secretary's Day, The - Coronet Instructional Films|
The daily activities of a secretary are compared with those of a stenographer to show the added responsibilities and duties of the secretary.
Downloads: 407 (1 review)
|Holland Carries On|
Downloads: 2,076 (1 review)
|[Modern Home has Helipad on Roof] - Universal-International Newsreel|
Ray Nichols of Oakland commutes to work by helicopter Modern home has helipad on roof "Sequoia house" steel framework, lots of glass walls
Downloads: 369 (2 reviews)
|Family Teamwork - Frith Films|
Shows how family members work and play together on a small goat ranch. Family relationships, responsibilities and cooperation are emphasized. 00:34 Man and young woman feed goats 01:07 Turkeys and ducks 01:20 Children hang wash on line to dry. Carry laundry basket 02:05 Boy pats horse on nose 02:07 Teen girl saddles horse 02:35 Young woman on horse does fancy riding. horse rears up hind legs. 03:01 Small children watch and laugh 03:03 Horse counts with hoof 03:22 Cowgirl on horse rides away 03:2...
Downloads: 1,203 (2 reviews)
|Families First - RKO Pathe, Inc.|
Two families are used to show the causes of tensions, frustrations and anti-social attitudes.
Downloads: 464 (2 reviews)
|Developing Responsibility - Coronet Instructional Films|
TELLS STORY OF HOW FRANK ASSUMES HIS EVERYDAY RESPONSIBILITIES AT HOME, AT SCHOOL, & ON HIS PAPER ROUTE, & IS REWARDED BY BEING GIVEN A PEDIGREED DOG BY A MAN ON HIS PAPER ROUTE WHO HAS OBSERVED HIS ACCEPTANCE OF RESPONSIBILITY. Frank Harris is a hard-working kid with a paper route that he diligently maintains. He is given a dog, Pal, by Mr. Morgan, one of the customers on his route. For one week with the new dog he must prove to his parents that he can maintain his responsibilities in order to ...
Downloads: 2,149 (2 reviews)
|Home Movies: Can 11269: Detroit Family Scenes and Vacation|
Home movies presumably shot by a Detroit, Michigan family in the mid-1950s, with scenes of family and home activities, point-of-view driving down Michigan Avenue towards downtown Detroit, a trip to Silver Lake and possibly to Holland, Michigan.
Keywords: Home movies; travel and tourism; families; Detroit; tulips; flowers; Silver Lake; driving; roadtrips
Downloads: 2,612 (2 reviews)
|Show 'Em the Road (Part II) - Davis (Sid) Productions|
Southern California teenagers join the Mobilgas "Safety and Economy" competition, driving from the Los Angeles area to the Inland Empire, the desert, to Las Vegas, Nevada and Hoover Dam, then back home again. Producers and Directors: Sid Davis and Arthur L. Swerdloff.
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; U.S.: West; California: Scenics
Downloads: 7,266 (2 reviews)
Downloads: 1,507 (2 reviews)
|Appreciating Our Parents - Coronet Instructional Films|
Shows Tommy's development into responsible family member after he is brought to realize depth of parent's affection for him and their sacrifices. He tries to help family by saving money, putting things away, drying dishes and repairing broken furniture.
Downloads: 1,791 (3 reviews)
|Let's Play Fair - Coronet Instructional Films|
Sharing, taking turns and obeying rules are the basic elements of fair play.
Keywords: Social guidance; Social guidance: Etiquette
Downloads: 7,641 (4 reviews)
|Face in the Mirror (I Wonder), The (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Introspective psychology for salespeople: "Would you buy anything from the salesman you see in the mirror?"
Keywords: Sales: Training; Psychology
Downloads: 3,946 (3 reviews)
|Pharmacist, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.|
Keywords: Occupations: Pharmacy
Downloads: 11,570 (4 reviews)
|Home Electrical Appliances - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films|
Principles and maintenance of everyday appliances.
Keywords: Electricity; Houses and homes: Appliances; Appliances
Downloads: 7,693 (3 reviews)
|Magic in the Air (1955) - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Introduces television and explains the workings of early television technology.
Keywords: Media: Television; Technology; Sports: Baseball
Downloads: 17,033 (4 reviews)
|Face of Youth|
Downloads: 3,572 (4 reviews)
|Home Movies: Can 11274: Monnier School, Detroit, Michigan, ca. 1947|
Home movies shot at Monnier School, Detroit, Michigan, approximately 1947. Sequences include scenes in and around the school and parking lot, art classes, students (including several pairs of twins) in class, teachers in parking lot, teacher slipping as he descends steps and retracing his movements a second time for the camera, and a field trip via bus to the Diego Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts Museum.
Keywords: home movies; Detroit; children; schools; teachers; field trips; Diego Rivera; Detroit Institute of Arts; art; twins; art classes; students; buses; Monnier School; 1940s
Downloads: 4,116 (4 reviews)
|Pork People Like - Gliessman Studios|
Ag film illustrating the different qualities of pork and showing how to acquire the best in meat purchases.
Keywords: Meat: Production
Downloads: 4,155 (4 reviews)
|Farm Petroleum Safety|
Downloads: 2,373 (4 reviews)
|Let's Talk Turkey - Armour & Company|
Tells of the 'JUNIOR' turkey which can be used yearround by the small and average-size family. Shows the Marie Gifford Kitchens where turkey dishes, such as roast turkey, casseroles and pinwheels are prepared.
Downloads: 2,621 (5 reviews)
|[Much Ado About Hair-Dos] - Universal-International Newsreel|
San Mateo, California hairstylist Grivee demonstrates novelty hairdos, including the "Parakeet," "Number 9," and the "Swept-Wing." Newsreel story.
Keywords: Newsreels; San Mateo, California; Hair
Downloads: 12,368 (5 reviews)
|Joy Dishwashing Liquid Commercial|
Joy Dishwashing Liquid Commercial
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 14,245 (5 reviews)
|16mm Motion Picture Projector: Care and Maintenance, The - U.S. Air Force, Air Photographic and Charting Service (MATS)|
Training film for military projectionists.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Projection
Downloads: 43,783 (4 reviews)
|Yesterday's Over Your Shoulder - Thorold Dickinson|
British film that convinces office workers to help fill the need for factory workers.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 5,022 (5 reviews)
|Good Eating Habits - Coronet Instructional Films|
Drama focusing on gluttony and "hidden hunger," where well-nourished people eat poorly and malnourish themselves.
Keywords: Nutrition; Food; Social guidance
Downloads: 281,617 (5 reviews)
|Facts About Film - Phototronics, Inc.|
The Atlanta Board of Education and the International Film Bureau present Facts about Film. Produced by Phototronics, Inc.
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Production; Motion Pictures: Projection
Downloads: 7,117 (6 reviews)
|Office Etiquette - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films|
Do's and don'ts film portraying ways in which office etiquette contributes to success in office relationships. Follows a young woman who is seeking her first secretarial job and shows examples of good (and hilariously bad) on-the-job behavior.
Keywords: Social guidance; Social guidance: Etiquette; Occupations: Clerical
Downloads: 36,094 (7 reviews)
|Self-Conscious Guy - Coronet Instructional Films|
Shows how feelings of self-consciousness keep a high school boy from doing his classwork well or making friends easily.
Keywords: Social guidance
Downloads: 15,970 (6 reviews)
|Harvest Of The Years|
Shows mass production of Ford cars in an assembly line; the research necessary to carry on the work; materials that go into the making of the Ford.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 5,452 (6 reviews)
|Physical Aspects of Puberty - Crawley Films|
Animated explanation of primary and secondary sex characteristics in adolescent boys and girls.
Keywords: Sex education; Medicine: Endocrinology; Animation
Downloads: 47,550 (7 reviews)
|Hired! - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Quirky Chevrolet sales film.
Keywords: Sales: Training
Downloads: 6,152 (7 reviews)
|Home Electrical, The - G.E. Co.|
Downloads: 4,966 (8 reviews)
|6 1/2 Magic Hours - Kahlenberg|
The comfort and delight of transatlantic air travel at the beginning of the jet age.
Keywords: Airline industry; Transportation: Air; Tourism
Downloads: 38,926 (12 reviews)
|Selling as a Career|
TYPICAL DAY OF WORK OF ART WILLIAMS, SALESMAN OF SPORTING GOODS. PREPARATIONS AT HOME FOR NEXT DAY'S WORK, FILLS OUT REPORTS, ESTIMATES SALES PROSPECTS, SCHEDULES CALLS. FOCUSES ON PROCEEDURES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS.
Downloads: 6,232 (6 reviews)
|Dial Comes To Town|
Keywords: need meta
Downloads: 13,836 (8 reviews)
|Sharing Work At Home - Coronet Instructional Films|
A family cooperates to an unbelievable degree.
Keywords: Social guidance
Downloads: 6,802 (9 reviews)
|Give Yourself the Green Light - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Advocacy film produced to garner public support for the creation of the Interstate Highway System.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways; Car culture: General; Manifest destiny
Downloads: 18,103 (10 reviews)
|Family Life - Coronet Instructional Films|
Impossible drama proving that proper management of schedules, responsibilities, privileges and finances leads to a happier home.
Keywords: Social guidance
Downloads: 14,670 (8 reviews)
|Facts on Friction|
0690 PA8676 Facts on Friction
Keywords: FRICTION; MACHINERY; PHYSICS; PETROLEUM; LUBRICATION; AUTOMOBILES; MAINTENANCE; TRANSPORTATION; CHEVROLET
Downloads: 7,812 (6 reviews)
|Let's Give A Tea - Edward C. Simmel|
Describes the proper procedures involved in giving a tea, such as making a guest list, describing the dress and arranging a tea table. Points out that rules of etiquette are practical. Director: Edward C. Simmel. Script: Joseph E. Johnston. Camera: Harry Burrell. Technical Advisor: Marion Moss Burbank.
Downloads: 3,210 (8 reviews)
|Tale of Two Cities, A - U.S. War Department|
How the atomic bomb destroyed the people and cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan.
Keywords: World War II: Japan; Atomic-nuclear: Weapons; World War II: Nuclear weapons
Downloads: 71,521 (20 reviews)
|Molly Grows Up - Photo & Sound Productions for Medical Arts Productions|
Menstruation education film for young teenage girls, redolent with dated detail.
Keywords: Sex education; Gender roles; Children
Downloads: 90,693 (19 reviews)
|Detroit: City on the Move - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Promotional film made for the City of Detroit, an unsuccessful bidder for the Olympic Games. With views of city highways, automobile manufacturing, a diverse population, and social activities, all shot prior to the city's economic decline.
Keywords: Detroit, Michigan; City planning; Race relations
Downloads: 73,964 (23 reviews)
|Habit Patterns - Knickerbocker Productions|
"Goofus and Gallant"-style film on the misadventures of a teenage girl who is a victim of her own bad habits, with a harrowing and patronizing narration.
Keywords: Social guidance; Gender roles; Psychology
Downloads: 35,458 (37 reviews)
|House in the Middle, The - National Paint, Varnish and Lacquer Association|
Atomic tests at the Nevada Proving Grounds (later the Nevada Test Site) show effects on well-kept homes, homes filled with trash and combustibles, and homes painted with reflective white paint. Asserts that cleanliness is an essential part of civil defense preparedness and that it increased survivability. Selected for the 2002 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant" films.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense; Cold War; Waste disposal
Downloads: 61,625 (47 reviews)